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Golden Shrimp Plant
Pachystachys lutea

 
PLANT TYPE: Shrub

AVERAGE SIZE: 3 to 6 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide.

GROWTH RATE: Moderate

LEAF: Shiny pointed green leaves; 2 to 3 inches long.

FLOWER: Bright yellow spike with white accent; 2 to 4 inches long; Year-round blooming.

GROWING CONDITIONS

LIGHT: Light shade to full sun.

WATER: Once established, low water requirements. Do not overwater.

CARE: Hand pruning is the secret to keeping this plant beautiful. Cut back drastically once a summer, or stagger-cut (1/3 of the plant at a time) to keep new shoots growing out of ground. Fertilize in March, June, and October. This plant is a heavy feeder. Click here for fertilizer coupon!

   
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Easy-care plant with dramatic yellow flowers

Golden Shrimp is one of the more unusual blossoming shrubs in south Florida. It's dramatic bright yellow flower catches the eye immediately.

Golden Shrimp tends to be leggy at the bottom, so hide with layers of shorter plants in front. Combines well with most other plants. Looks especially nice with reds and purple.

 
 
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